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CAO Decision Making: Where to Start?
Filling out your CAO form can be a stressful task, even for those who know exactly what they want to do! Below, Ellen, a past top student, discusses some options you have to explore. There are many different ways to get you to where you want to go, whether that's through an apprenticeship, a PLC course or the traditional college route. Everyone learns in different...
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Leaving Cert Higher Level Maths Bonus Points
If you're in the process of deciding what level to take Leaving Cert Higher Level Maths at, you might be wondering how exactly the extra 25 points work. You may also be studying maths at Higher Level right now and just not understand how exactly they work! Check out our examples of how these points will work when you're calculating your overall points for...
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Podcast: Everything You Need To Know About The CAO
It's that time of year again and this CAO year is unlike any other... Filling out the CAO form can often be a daunting and stressful experience, never mind when you throw the Leaving Cert and a pandemic into the mix. There can be a lot of confusion about the CAO and 6th years every year have lots of questions about what they have to do. What courses should I put ...
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Tips for the Leaving Cert & Studying Remotely: Instagram Live Chats
On the 12th of January ahead of their virtual open evening, we went live with IT Sligo to have a chat about the Leaving Cert and studying remotely. In January of 2021, students were told schools would be closed for one week. Then they were told they would be closed until the end of the month. Then Leaving Cert students were told they were to come in 3 days a week before it...
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Podcast: Tips & Info on LC Results 2020
They're a long time coming, but the calculated grades for the Leaving Cert class of 2020 are being released on Monday the 7th of September. Never in the history of the Leaving Cert have we seen anything like this before so naturally, there is a lot of confusion and questions around it. What do I do if I'm unhappy? Can I defer my course? What happens if I re-sit som...
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Podcast: How To Fill Out Your CAO
It's that time of year again and Leaving Cert students are feeling the pressure. Filling out the CAO form can be a daunting and often stressful experience, especially for those who don't know what they want to do when they leave school. Often 6th year students rush into their choices or make decisions based on other people. The CAO has a big say in what you do with...